Entertainment

I was never delusional about myself: Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor on Tuesday said he always strived for “longevity” as an actor in films and never wanted to become an instant star. The actor said he realised early on that he needs to work on his fitness to be able to maintain the stamina to play diverse roles. “I believed in marathon. I was […]

Entertainment

Broken But Beautiful actor Vikrant Massey: Ekta has a magic wand to crack successful love stories

Trust Vikrant Massey to surprise the audience with every new project. After playing a rustic character in Mirzapur, his latest release Broken But Beautiful sees him in a romantic role. The Ekta Kapoor web show also stars Harleen Sethi. The 11-episode series deals with the pain of lost love and finding love again. In an exclusive chat […]

Entertainment

Bharat: After Punjab, Salman and Katrina are busy shooting in New Delhi

The cast and crew of Bharat, starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, are in New Delhi to shoot for the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial. Bina Kak, who is very close to Salman, his Khan-daan and Katrina, recently shared photos on her Instagram account. Bina wrote with a click, “Here you go..with The most #talented#hard working #compassionate #charming KK🌻🌻🌻 […]

Entertainment

Five reasons to watch Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar’s film 2.0

Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 is all set to hit the big screen on November 29. The movie has been creating a generous amount of buzz since the project was announced. And not without reason. With a star-studded cast and stunning visuals, 2.0 promises to be a blast. Here are five reasons to check out the film. […]

Technology

WhatsApp Group calls improvements, Share contacts via QR code and more: Top three features expected

WhatsApp is constantly adding new features to make the platform fun and useful. A lot of features that are made officially are made available to beta testers on Android and iOS even before launch. For instance, the support for WhatsApp Stickers was tested in beta phase before it was rolled out for public. Recently, features like video playback support […]

Technology

Reliance Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone: Prepaid plans with 2GB daily data compared

Reliance Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone Prepaid Recharge Plans: India’s telecom sector tariff war is intensifying courtesy of the homegrown Reliance Jio’s disruptive offers and pricing strategy. Every alternate month leading telecom operators Vodafone, Bharti Airtel upgrade its existing prepaid plans with some new benefits to attract customers. But there are a host plans available across […]

Technology

Snapchat brings in local Discover content for India

Snapchat is introducing Discover, content designed and created by Indian publishers, for its audience in the country. Discover is Snapchat’s specialised take for publishers to share their content on the platform. It is specifically curated for the platform with a focus on the vertical video format. The company has partnered with Brut India, HuffPost India, […]

Sports

Samsung vs Huawei: Which company will launch the world’s first smartphone with screen hole design?

The race to launch the world’s first smartphone with a display hole continues to intensify, with two of the biggest handset makers reportedly being the frontrunners. Both Samsung and Huawei are likely to launch a phone with “punch hole” cut-out in the display to avoid bezels. While Samsung is reportedly preparing to launch the Galaxy A8s with an Infinity-O […]

Sports

India vs Australia: Michael Clarke, Simon Katich, clash over Australia’s non-aggression pact

Michael Clarke and Simon Katich famously clashed physically in the dressing room when they were Test players and this week they have become embroiled in a verbal disagreement over Australia’s commitment to being less aggressive on the pitch. Clarke joined a chorus of former players who have criticised the new ethos propagated in the wake of […]

Sports

India vs Australia: Was a bit sad about omission from Test squad but moved on, says Shikhar Dhawan

Back amongst runs following a prolonged bad patch, Shikhar Dhawan has “moved on” after initially feeling sad about his omission from the Indian Test team for the Australia series. “Yes, I was a bit sad but I have moved on and I am in a good frame of mind. I am in a happy positive mood. I […]

Sports

Steve Smith, David Warner to play in Bangladesh T20 league

Away from national duties, former Australia captain Steve Smith will ply his trade in the Bangladesh Premier League, Comilla Victorians announced on Tuesday. In an interview to news agency AFP, the side announced that the banned cricketer will be a part of the squad in the upcoming edition of the T20 league. Victorians coach Mohammad Salahuddin told […]

Sports

Trevor Bayliss wants ‘exemplary’ Ben Stokes to avoid ban

England coach Trevor Bayliss is hopeful that Ben Stokes’ “exemplary” conduct since an altercation outside a nightclub last year can help the all-rounder avoid a ban ahead of the side’s tour of the West Indies starting in January. Stokes and batsman Alex Hales face a disciplinary hearing early next month after the England and Wales […]

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Michael Clarke slams journalist for blaming him for ball tampering saga

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke slammed journalist Gerard Whateley on Wednesday, calling him “nothing more than a headline-chasing coward”. Clarke’s remarks came after Whateley, on his radio show on SEN, called the former batsman a “great climate denier” and blamed him for not being able to understand the problem in Australian cricket. The journalist’s remarks came after […]

Sports

ICC banks heavily on migrants to fuel cricket’s growth in Germany

Often criticised for not being able to make cricket a global sport, the ICC has pinned its hopes on South Asian migrants in Germany and USA to expand the game’s footprint in the untapped markets of Europe and Americas. Campbell Jamieson, General Manager – Commercial at the International Cricket Council (ICC), said the game is […]

Sports

Mithali Raj was ‘aloof, difficult to handle’: Ramesh Powar tells BCCI committee

The Indian women’s cricket coach Ramesh Powar Wednesday conceded to having a “strained” relationship with senior player Mithali Raj but insisted that her contentious dropping from the World T20 semifinal was based solely on cricketing logic, a Board official has claimed. Powar met BCCI CEO Rahul Johri and GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim a day […]

Politics

There was no pressure or intervention from Centre in dissolution of assembly: J&K Raj Bhawan

Clearing the air, the Jammu and Kashmir Raj Bhawan on Tuesday said that there was no pressure or intervention from the Centre over the abrubt dissolution of the state assembly. It blamed the media of misinterpreting Governor Satya Pal Malik’s statement and putting them out of context to convey that there was a pressure from the […]

Politics

HD Kumaraswamy defends Cong-JDS coalition government’s performance

Lashing out at the BJP for criticising his government’s performance, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy Tuesday said the ruling coalition will hold its performance to the party chief Yeddyurappa’s “face”, during the winter session of the assembly from December 10. The chief minister also asserted his government’s commitment in implementing farm loan waiver and effectively mitigating […]

Politics

Rajnath, Sonowal review Assam situation after protests over Citizenship Amendment Bill

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and top officials Tuesday night reviewed the situation in Assam in the wake of strong protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the state, sources said. Sonowal and his ministerial colleague Himanta Biswa Sarmah briefed the home minister about the continuous protests against the Bill […]

Politics

Manoj Tiwari has said that he would bring a private member Bill in the Lok Sabha for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya if the situation warranted.

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari has said that he would bring a private member Bill in the Lok Sabha for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya if the situation warranted. During a meeting with the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leaders, Tiwari said on Tuesday that he will “strongly advocate” a law for constructing a […]

Politics

Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: Cast your votes because it’s time for change, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday urged the people of Madhya Pradesh to cast their votes in the Assembly elections, polling for which is underway, claiming that it is the time for “change”. Tweeting in Hindi, the Congress chief said, “Vote prajatantra ki sabse badi taqat hai. Aaj apna vote zarur daalein kyunki waqt hai […]